MORNING HEADLINES: Shootings, snow, history and dough

For your amusement — Yes Virginia, it's a slippery slope, but the Seattle city council is going to hold hearings on the snow removal plan. Theirs, not ours. Think pickup trucks as mini sanders. (Seattle Times editorial)

"I don't think he had enough time to react" — Friend describes police shooting of man at Spokane's Special K Tavern. (KXLY)

Pearl Harbor Day event — Middle schoolers in Coeur d'Alene have been assembling stories from survivors of Pearl Harbor, the Bataan Death March and other members of the "Greatest Generation" for a program on Dec. 7. It starts at 8 am. (CdA Press)

Shaking out dollars at Land Grant U — Gazillionaire Paul Allen says he has no "donation envy" but his $26 mil still tops Bill Gates and gets his name on a building at WSU. (Seattle Times) Meanwhile, despite a 2-10 season, the Cougars will keep football coach Paul Wulff. (SR)

Nightmare or 'Cry for help?' — You make the call about a Bayview, Idaho, man's unusual floating home. (KXLY)